Paper Pile: New Mexico Looks At Taxing Your Pet

New Mexico looks to tax your pets.  Looking to curb the number of unwanted pets being born in the state, they are looking at taxing current pets via their food.

You wont believe how much they want to raise pet food prices.  There is a two fold problem with this idea.  This new tax wont raise the amount of cash they expect because people will begin to feed their pets human food rather than labeled pet food.

Border towns with other states will see residents of New Mexico crossing their border to buy the pet food they need for their four legged friends.

This tax would only affect dog and cat owners.  And the tax would give the cash for the government to get involved in an area which is already being adequately serviced by private organizations.

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